Is Your Thinking Off Track?

How can you tell if your thinking is off track? Is there a signal that you get that warns you to stop before you do or say something that you…

My Husband Makes Me Feel Invisible

Does your husband or significant other make you feel invisible? Feeling unimportant or insignificant within a marriage, is more common than you might think. I have definitely felt as if…

Political Divide = Relationship Divide?

I generally enjoy reading Facebook posts from my friends and family members.  These are people that I really care about. Social media sites, help me keep up with what is…

Hostile, Critical People, Oh My!

Maybe I am wrong, but it seems that the Coronavirus Pandemic has brought out the worst in some people.  Tolerance appears to be at an all-time low. If you post…

Letting go of the past

Reliving the Past is not helpful Letting go of the past is one of the most loving things you can do for yourself.  When we hold on to past mistakes…

Don’t Give Your Power Away

Last week, I placed a drink order at a fast food restaurant drive-through.  When I got up to the window to pay for my order, a woman in her late…

Where Are You On The Ladder of Selves?

The “ladder of selves” was a concept of British philosopher, Colin Wilson.  It is an excellent metaphor for how our mood effects our relationships with others and how we experience…

When Helping is Harmful

I believe we are all here to help each other.  Helping others is admirable, but there is a tipping point.  If we help too much, it can be harmful to…

Are You Clinging To A Dead-End Relationship?

Sometimes giving up is the answer. To continue to stay in a dead-end relationship because you don’t want to give up, may not always the best option in romantic relationships….

When is Enough, Enough?

I wish there was an easy, multiple choice test a person could take to determine if it is time to leave a relationship, change jobs, close a business, walk away…

Setting Boundaries with Difficult People

Maybe the world has always been this way, but in recent years, there seems to be a wide-spread trend toward self-centeredness.  Not only obsession with what the self wants or…